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The Middlesex & London Region is home to two world-renowned post-secondary institutions.

Western University

Western University (UWO) offers more than 200 different programs with 34,000 full and part-time students through 12 faculties and three affiliated colleges. Programs include the following:

  • Faculty of Arts and Humanities
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Engineering
  • The School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Faculty of Information and Media Studies
  • Western Law School
  • Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
  • Don Wright Faculty of Music
  • Richard Ivey School of Business
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Social Science

The University also offers a comprehensive continuing education program.

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Fanshawe College

Fanshawe College, with approximately 16,000 full-time students and 30,000 part-time students, is one of the largest community colleges in Ontario. Fanshawe has its main campus in London and regional campuses in Simcoe, St. Thomas and Woodstock.

Fanshawe College has over 100 full-time post-secondary programs, as well as apprentice and adult training programs and online and web-enhanced courses. Many post-secondary programs have a co-operative education component. Program areas include:

  • Applied Sciences & Technology
  • Building Technology
  • Business
  • Contemporary Media
  • Continuing Education
  • Design
  • Language and Liberal Studies
  • Health Sciences
  • Human Services
  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing Sciences
  • Motive Power Technology
  • Nursing
  • Tourism & Hospitality


8 post-secondary institutions within 1 hour of Middlesex County!

Post-Secondary Institutions City Distance(km) Full-Time
Western University London 5 27,000
Fanshawe College London 5 15,000
Lambton College Sarnia 65 3,800
University of Guelph (Ridgetown Campus) Ridgetown 90 11,500
Mohawk College Brantford 100 9,000
Conestoga College Kitchener 100 13,900
Wilfred Laurier University Waterloo 110 30,000
University of Waterloo Waterloo 110 21,000